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6.1.3 Theatre Recordings, Videos, Books, etc.




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This article is from the Theatre FAQ, by aku@leland.Stanford.EDU (Andrew Chia-Tso Ku) with numerous contributions by others.

6.1.3 Theatre Recordings, Videos, Books, etc.

*LA REVOLUTION FRANCAISE

>Original French Cast - First Night

*LES MISERABLES

>Original 1980 French Concept Album (90 min.) - First Night
- Before this was the musical as it is known now. Much more rock/disco
with some different music and extra characters.
>London Cast Recording (100) - First Night
- First english production. Contains "Little People" and "I Saw Him
Once' which were cut for the Broadway version.
- Cast: Colm Wilkinson Valjean
Roger Allum Javert
Patti LuPone Fantine
Michael Ball Marius
Rebeccah Caine Cosette
Frances Ruffelle Eponine
David Burt Enjolras
>Broadway Cast Recording (100) - Geffen
- Production as it is now. Includes Tony Award Winners Frances Ruffelle
and Michael Maguire. Won Grammy Award as well.
- Cast: Colm Wilkinson Valjean
Terrence Mann Javert
Randy Graff Fantine
David Bryant Marius
Judy Kuhn Cosette
Frances Ruffelle Eponine
Michael Maguire Enjolras
>Symphonic Recording (165) - First Night
- This is the only recording of the entire show. Cast members come
from different productions from all over the world including London,
New York, Sydney, Los Angeles and Tokyo. Won Grammy.
- Cast: Gary Morris Valjean New York
Phillip Quast Javert Sydney
Debbie Byrne Fantine Sydney
Michael Ball Marius London
Tracy Shayne Cosette New York
Kaho Shimada Eponine Tokyo
Anthony Warlow Enjolras Sydney
>Hungarian Cast (60)
>Austrian Cast (100)
>Israeli Cast (45)
>Japanese Single
- 2 songs: "On My Own" sung by Kaho Shimada and "Do You Hear the
People Sing"
>Japanese Cast--Kaga or red version (140)
- Recorded live, and has almost the entire show
>Japanese Cast--Takita or blue version (140)
- Recorded live, and has almost the entire show
>Swedish Cast (70)
>Manchester Cast Highlights
- Cast: Ria Jones Fantine
Philip Quast Javert
Meredith Braun Eponine
Jeff Leyton Valjean
Mike Sterling Marius
- 5 songs: "I Dreamed a Dream", "Stars", "On My Own", "Bring Him Home",
"Empty Chairs at Empty Tables"
>Dutch Cast (Mercury Records 120)
>1991 Original Paris (Trema Records 120)
>Prague Cast
>Danish Cast
>Korean Cast
>Spanish Cast
>Tring Highlights (unauthorized and generally inferior to to
sanctioned recordings)
>"On My Own" rock single with Frances Ruffelle
V>Stage by Stage: Les Miserables
- Video with clips of show around the world plus clips of
production team.
B>The Complete Book of Les Miserables - Edward Behr

*MISS SAIGON

>London Cast (120) - Geffen
- Cast: Lea Salonga Kim
Jonathan Pryce Engineer
Simon Bowman Chris
Peter Polycarpou John
Claire Moore Ellen
>Japanese highlights
-7 songs including "I'd Give My Life for You" twice by 2 Kims.
>Complete Japanese Cast recorded live
>Tring Highlights (unauthorized and generally inferior to to
sanctioned recordings)
V>The Heat is On: The Making of Miss Saigon
B>The Story of Miss Saigon book by Mark Steyn and Ed Behr

 

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